Carangidae

plural noun Ca·ran·gi·dae \-jəˌdē\

Definition of Carangidae

  1. :  a large family of marine percoid fishes containing the pompanos, amberfishes, cavallas, and a number of other narrow-bodied food fishes with widely forked tail chiefly of warm seas

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Origin and Etymology of carangidae

New Latin, from Carang-, Caranx, type genus + -idae


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